Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
apple. ocks ofretched to the its key suppliers. cirrus logic makes energy and audio semiconductors for apple. shares fell 10.8%. cirrus reported a big jump for its quarterly thofits, but wevenues were not as strong as sl etalrletr estimates. fellow apple supplier sky-works eropped 1.8%. wireless semiconductor supplier qualcomm saw more modest weakness, down just 0.8%. a big apple partner, a.t.&t. experienced the short term cost of selling all those iphones at a discount. but saw the growth slow of wireless new subscribers signing long term contracts. while earnings were up from a year ago, they were a penny per share less than estimates. these results are before a.t.&t. took a $10 billion accounting charge for pension and retirement plans. as the company battles verizon for wireless customers, it is falling further behind. a.t.&t. added 780,000 in the fourth quarter to a total of 70.5 million. but verizon added 2.1 million new subscribers in the same time perd to 92.5 million. shares of a.t.&t. were down a fraction during the regular trading session, but gained about 0.5% to almost
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm EST
, just over two billion traded on the nasdaq. the energy sector poweredhe gains, up 1.6%, followed by the telecommunications and the health care sectors. independent oil refiner valero led the energy sector thanks to its latest quarterly earnings, hitting a seven-year high. valero is one of those refiners benefiting from the increase in u.s. oil production, allowing it to use cheaper north american petroleum instead of importing more expensive oil. shares shot up 12.8% as volume more than tripled. the switch to lighter u.s. crude oil allowed valero to earn more $1tn ha2 per barrel of oil it processed, n rehale tn ubdo a year ago. felubw lofiner hess was up 9% to an 18-ghnthiw h , continuing the asnthe tarked yesterda company announced plans to spin off its refining busines heus cfo on exploration and production. an activist investor is pushing for even more spin-offs at hess. drug maker pfizer helped the health care sector move up today cven as it continues to see sales hurt by generic drug competition. pfizer earned 47 cents per share. while down from a year ago, it was a better resu
Jan 22, 2013 6:30pm PST
, financial and energy sectors topped the gainers, each increasing 0.9%. we are in the first of the three heaviest weeks of corporate quarterly earnings, and the focus was on chemical giant dupont today. the company earned 11 cents per share, less than a third what they were a year ago but still four cents better than estimates. dupont said it is seeing early improvement in its titanium dioxide business. that product is used as pigment in paint and other products. it's seen as an indication of overall industrial strength. on that note of optimism, shares were up 1.8%. this is the stock's highest price since issuing an earnings warning back in october. gold and copper miner freeport mcmoran led the gains in the materials sector, rising 4.6%. it is the world's biggest public traded copper miner with a big presence in indonesia. despite a drop in production there, fourth quarter earnings were up stronger than expectations. freeport called it an abnormal year at its indonesian mines. it expects production there to pick up this year. earnings also were in play in the financial sector. insuranc
Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)